Chocolate Christmas Cake

Chocolate Christmas Cake

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 45 min
  • Servings 10

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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 2 1/2 cups (625 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 3/4 cups (430 ml) brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cocoa, sifted
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 375 ml of canola oil
    • 250 ml of milk
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • Frosting

    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 3 cups (750 ml) icing sugar
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cocoa, sifted
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) 35% cream
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • Italian Meringue

    • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) light corn syrup
    • 3 egg whites
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) cream of tartar

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Frosting

  • Italian Meringue

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

It is important to decorate the cake with the meringue and the cookies just before serving.

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